iOS 10 beta 2, new malware targeting Macs, iPhone Photography Awards, and more

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In this week’s Cult of Mac Magazine, we introduce you to the iOS 10 beta 2, and give a hands-on look at the latest tweaks and updates to Apple’s latest operating system. More than 50 changes have been discovered by developers, affecting everything from Apple Music to widgets, and we uncover many of them this week.

Learn about “OSX/Keydnap,” the latest strain of malware intended to attack your Mac. Disguising itself as an innocent text or image file, OSX/Keydnap installs malicious code onto your machine. We’ll let you know how the malware works, and how to prevent this from happening to your Mac!

Peruse the stunning images of this year’s iPhone Photography Awards winners. iPhone photography has never looked so good. Plus, The CultCast, How-Tos and lots more.

All this, and much much more, in Cult of Mac Magazine, free for you right now.

Here are this week’s top stories.

xThis is iOS 10 beta 2 in action
When Apple rolled out iOS 10 beta 2 earlier this week, I rushed to install it straight onto my trusty iPhone — and I had my camera ready to give you a hands-on look at everything that’s new. Plus: All the changes Apple made in iOS 10 beta 2, iOS 10 and macOS Sierra betas are now open to the public

xNew Mac malware proves you shouldn’t disable Gatekeeper
Yet another strain of malware targeted at Mac users has popped up this week to prove you shouldn’t disable the Gatekeeper feature baked into OS X. “OSX/Keydnap” disguises itself as an innocent text or image file, then installs malicious code onto your Mac.

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Behold the year’s best iPhone photographs
The winners of the 2016 iPhone Photography Awards could have made their celebrated photographs with almost any camera. But the iPhone isn’t any camera and our amazement over it hasn’t waned. Plus: Design drawings bring iPhone 7 and 7 Plus to life

 

 

 

There’s even more great stuff in this week’s fantastic issue of Cult of Mac Magazine, so grab your own version today. It’s as perfect as a petunia on your iPad.